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Oct 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
are traveling knot of baltimore city or west. definitely watchout for that. if you are using the jfx in to the city, no delays southbound, from the beltway, all the way downtown to east fayette street. that stretch will take you 11 minutes. everything will remain up to speed through the fort mc henry, 695 and looking outside, here on the west side, liberty road, no problems down towards 95 or up to 83. here is what the beltway looks like, not too many cars yet at bel air, no problems up to 83. that's a look at your time saver traffic. >>> top stories on this tuesday morning, today marks the 10 year anniversary since the beginning of the sniper attacks that terrorized the washington region. october 2nd, john mohammad and his accomplice embarked on the killing spree. they killed 10 people while wounding three others. people in virginia, dc and maryland, were terrified to spend time outside. in a rare and chilling interview with the washington post, 27 years old, mallvo is speaking about the horrific days and apologizing to the > if you look up the definiti
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
expressway north of 695, no problems to report. it will remain clear once you head into the city. we have a crash in northeast baltimore you want to watch out for on bel air road on erdman avenue. that's the abc2 timesaver traffic. now over to you megan. >>> no doubt many of us are waking up a little less gritty i'd. no late night watching the o's -- eyed. no late night watching the o's. and that's thanks to a travel day. get ready for another game tonight. city is hosting a pep rally later this morning. so charley is live at city hall with more on what the city plans to do and you know, so many people in baltimore are saying we waited so long. time to celebrate. >> reporter: it is time to celebrate megan. 15 years in the making and baltimore orioles return to play off baseball and the city is calling for the same spirit enthusiasm here at camden yards for sunday and monday's game 1and 2a pep rally for 10:30 on the lawn stephanie rawlings- blake tweeted this around 4 yesterday wanting to give the fans a chance to come out and support the orioles who were in new york for game 3 of the divi
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Oct 3, 2012 5:30am EDT
, northern baltimore county, the city and also as we head south in anne arundel county. so this is what we can expect through 8:00 and even once 8:00 passes we'll still have that fog out there, it just won't be dense in nature. since we do have that dense fog advisory, we see reduced visibility about quarter mile or less in a lot of spots this morning, so you really need to take it easy. across the eastern shore we have about seven miles of reduced visibility there and this will continue until that sun rises for today and we'll still have some areas of patchy fog across the area. this is what we're working with this morning, we do have showers across cecil county and kent coun. if you are in those areas, make sure you do take the rain gear as you head out and about. temperature in jefferson right now is 62 degrees. it's a mild start. let's get a check now of the abc 2 time saver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >>reporter: good morning, lynette. the fog is certainly having an impact on your commute. there's reduced visibility across the region. it's really bad out there, so
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Oct 5, 2012 6:30am EDT
difference in the restaurants you use? the city of baltimore and council are trying to find out. they took public comment on a bill requiring restaurants to post grades from their inspections. some rest rant owners don't like the idea. -- restaurant owners don't like the idea. but brandon scott have heard from residents and all by one -- but one supports the plan. >> they feel it's something the city should have done a long time ago and a bunch said we don't do that and are embarrassed that baltimore is one of the only major cities you can't see inspection results for restaurants or can't walk into a restaurant and see the grade orating. >> councilman scott's bill would require the health department to post inspections online. >>> maryland state police are replacing the aging medivac fleet and they say it's important to do because today they will unveil a new helicopterch the governor and other state officials are scheduled to attend the event which is taking place at marten state airport. >>> if you have a flight booked. today on american airlines, you may want to phone ahead or get
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Oct 4, 2012 6:30am EDT
see traffic just starting to jam and pick up. in baltimore city we have a crash on keith avenue at new vail street as well as fire on fleet street affecting traffic between broadway and register street. a live look now at the northwest side of 695 and old court road that outer loop extremely slow. that will continue as you make the drive down to route 40. fortunately therefore no problems -- there are no problems on the beltway from parkville to towson. the jeff going to be nice and clear. just that typical 11 minute ride right now to east fayette street. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> 6:33 right now. and here's some news you probably don't want to hear. you may soon be paying more to keep your lights on. the glove nor is proposing a dollar or two added to your monthly electric bill. you may remember back in july, tens of thousands of people they were without power for days, so governor o'malley he put together a task force and this is to come up with ways to deal with the utility companies to better serve their customer. >> most o
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Oct 4, 2012 12:00am EDT
pulled. you know, back in july, the city council here in l.a. voted to ban medical marijuana dispensaries. we have 1,000 of them. they were supposed to close, until tens of thousands of signatures were collect and the stores are going to remain open. it turns out, circulating a petition is the only thing pot smokers aren't too lazy to do. and they did it. and the city council responded, and they voted 11-2 to overturn the ban. this is really -- it's great news for the thousands of people who suffer from fake back pain, fake neck pain, fake sleep disorders. also great news for the makers of chex party mix. meanwhile, in colorado, veterinarians there are saying they've seen an increase in the number of docks being brought in for treatment because they're high. the number of dogs being treated for pot consumption has quadrupled since medical marijuana was legalized in colorado 12 years ago. they say there's been a huge increase in the number of dogs streaming the movie "harold and kumar" on netflix. this is how you can tell if your dog is stoned. do they lounge around all day? will they eat
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Oct 4, 2012 11:35pm EDT
moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," october 4th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. well, tonight, there may be a secret cash cow parked in your driveway. because that old car may actually be worth thousands of dollars more than you think. when it comes to receiving your own car, some quick, easy, do it yourself tips could help you increase the price, and there's a lot more to it than just hanging up a gas station air freshener in there. abc's sharyn alfonsi brings us the best strategy for selling your old wheels. >> reporter: meet the gross family. brian, his wife lauren, dog layla and that's their baby, who often gets into the car through the trunk. doesn't take long to figure out why they need to sell their car. >> it's a disaster. >> reporter: so, if your wife wanted to get in here she would have to sit like this, right? she would have to be, like, in the fetal position. the blue book value for the car is $9,000, but a local car dealer offered him four. he thinks it's worth more. so, brian is trying to sell it himself, putting u
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Oct 5, 2012 4:00am EDT
cities. 50s for much of the midwest and central plains. and 80s from new orleans to new york. 60s from salt lake city to seattle. >>> and when we come back this morning, with all the talk about jobs, we get some all-important numbers later today. >>> then, more coffee, more jobs. starbucks announcing ambitious, new plans. >>> and lights, camera, will you marry me? what might be one of the most intricate wedding proposals ever. >>> welcome back, everybody. well, from wall street to the campaign trail, the big focus is today's release of the september employment report, the next-to-last one before the election. and it is likely to show more jobs created last month than in august. but not by much. and ahead of the numbers we get another snapshot on jobs. the number of americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits rose slightly for the week. up to 377,000. >>> if you thought mortgage rates couldn't go any lower, think again. rates have tumbled to all-time lows for the second-straight week, falling as the federal reserve buys bonds to help boost the market. rates on 15-year loans
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
historic ybor city. many of the old buildings are here as well as the practice of lefthand rolling si -- hand rolling cigars. >> i think them keeping up with it is bet are -- better. they are both from cuba. >> they don't have added stuff, just 100% natural. >> reporter: denny of firchtionberg -- finksburg agrees. >> it will always rejuvenate but to watch them roll their own, it's a nice touch. >> reporter: he and his friend traveled to orioles. with time to kill during the day -- >> e -- ybor city. >> the young kids are exceptional. it's fun to watch. >> reporter: okay. i've got three ybor city cigars with our names on it -- me, jamie and kelly. tomorrow night at camden yards. the orioles can pull those off. let's say the three of us celebrate. what do you think? >> you got it. a victory cigar. >> reporter: back at 5:30 some of the players. >> not only is the theme in limbo, so are we. we have more on how people spent the day working on plan c, d and e. >> reporter: it's like trying to figure out who your third cousin's nieces are on your wife's side. two games may or may not diseed.
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Oct 5, 2012 11:35pm EDT
mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," october 5th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. you might find them going door to door in a neighborhood near ewe. young men in shirts and ties, hoping to convert people to the church of jesus christ of latter day saints. one of the fastest growing religions in the world. this work is part of a demanding two-year right of passage, a journey once taken by mitt romney. abc's bob woodruff brings us this look inside. [ knocking ] >> hi, how are you doing today? >> we're missionaries from the church -- >> reporter: the two-year mission is a right of passage for most young mormon men. >> have you ever seen missionaries in this neighborhood before? >> reporter: there are 55,000 missionaries, serving around the world. and the church allowed our team rare access into their world for two days. of door knocking, teaching -- >> called the vision of the tree of life. >> reporter: and community service. >> i am a mormon. >> i'm a mormon. >> reporter: mormons have never been so visible. while mitt romney's presidential candidacy may
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Oct 3, 2012 6:30am EDT
county, the city and also anne arundel county. this will expire at 8:00. even once it expires, we'll still be dealing with some patchy fog out there. we can see the visibility now, it is definitely reduced. the last time i showed you this across the eastern shore, we were at seven miles. that has gone downhill. and as we check out what's going on on maryland's most powerful radar right now, we are nice and dry. get out there and do what you have to do, but take it easy on the roadways. let's get a check now of the abc 2 news time saver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. talk about all you have. >>reporter: yes, lynette. well, that heavy fog really causing a mess out there on the roads. you will want to expect reduced visibility across the region. we do have some trouble in anne arundel county. there's a crash right now at the bay bridge. it's right on the eastbound lanes of route 50. and more problems on route 100. there's another accident right along the eastbound lanes at katherine avenue, so do watch out for that. average speed clocking in at just 39 miles per hour. in
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
if you go downtown or the county or anywhere this. really has pulled the city together. a lot has changed but the orioles will be the team. they're still the team. they're going to always be a team. baltimore will always have the orioles here. >> reporter: tim rutherford. >> great story. mr. johnson, this is for you. if you got any pictures, we got you covered with all things orioles. head to abc2news.com/orioles. you can also shear your stan photo -- share your fan photos with us and check out the omazing pictures. >>> from double blizzards to hurricane irene to the most recent storms, massive power failures have left maryland crippled. now the governor is suggesting a rate increase. >> reporter: am july tens of thousands were in the dark, some for a full week after a duratio. because of that the governor assemble add task force to look in the way electric companies can service customers better. one recommendation is to charge you more a dollar or two in a surcharge to go toward power lines. >> strengthening it so it can within stand the increasingly frequent and violent events.
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Oct 2, 2012 6:30am EDT
crews busy for three hours. the fire and fumes forced a number of evacuations and shutdown city streets. no one was hurt in the fire. >>> it's been ten years since the deadly shooting spree that terrorized the dc area, convicted sniper mallvo is speaking out from prison, he says he is sorry for what happened. he says he was under the control of his oler partner in the killings. the spree left ten people dead over the course of a 3-week period. >>> he nearly died when a gunman opened fire this summer. barton was among 50 people hurt during the batman movie. he is the focus of a ad aimed at both candidates pushing meme them to come up with a plan to reduce gun violence. >> we are disappointed that governor romney and president obama haven't addressed gun violence in a concrete specific way. basically demanding a plan from pote of them in -- both of them in the demand of a presidential debate in denver. >> it a coalition of more than 700 mayors including baltimore city mayor stephanie rawlings blake and josh cowen. >>> with five weeks to go until the presidential election, both are
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Oct 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
to get into the city there are no delays right now from the beltway all the way downtown to east fayette street. everything will remain up to speed traveling through the fort mchenry tunnel. as well as the harbor tunnel. and as we check in and take a live look outside here on the west side of the beltway. no problems to report from liberty road all the way down to route 40 and here's how it's shaping up in parkville at harford road. no problems on the inner loop down to 95 and the outer loop nice and clear up to towson. uuu. >>> we begin this morning with breaking news from overnight. in east baltimore police are investigating a shooting involving one of their own. it happened around 12:30 near the 1500 block of east land bell street. that's near oliver neighborhood a few blocks east of the green mount cemetery. on the twitter feed the baltimore police say the person that was shot was taken to the hospital and the officer wasn't injured. once we have details we'll bring them to you here on "good morning maryland." >>> that police shooting comes less than 48 hours after an autopsy
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Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm EDT
showers toward the south and west. again, all of baltimore city is clear right now. we had that batch of heavier showers that moved through. steadier showers to the south and that will be rolling into the city limits during the course of this evening. it is chilly. 50 right now. into the 40s through game time. 55 over the eastern shore. 40s and 50s out west. 47 degrees with a northwesterly wind at 5 to 10. overnight, frost and freeze condition. that is coming up in a little bit. >> thanks a lot, mike. >> the death toll from that meningitis outbreak stands at 7 including one from maryland. 3 are from here. the outbreak has been linked to steroid injections and the pharmacy issued a voluntary recall yesterday, but the new england compounding center said the recall was a precaution and there was no indication that any other products were contaminated. they said not to use any products distributed by the center. about 75 medical facilities in 23 states received those contaminated products. >> and now for the search for a missing ten-year-old girl in colorado. time and weather factors. she di
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Oct 8, 2012 4:30am EDT
many people in maryland are affected. a live update ahead. city officials want to make sure your children stay in school. the plans to combat chronic absences. thank you for joining us. charley crowson out live at the yard. we will check in with him in a bit. a rainy day yesterday. let's send it over to lynette charles. >>> it's here to stay for today and warming things up then. rain showers are gone, not picking up on a lot this morning. in to the afternoon, there is a possible for more rain to push in to the picture. we have the game tonight, but we could be having the rain gear and maybe rain delays. now, temperatures are very chilly this morning. very brisk, 41 arbutus. annapolis 46. 41 buoy. grab the coat as you head out the door. we are looking at the planner throughout the day. waking up to chilly temperatures around 9:00. 44 degrees. 48 around 11:00. lunchtime 54, with partly cloudy skies. now a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. >>> we are dealing with patchy fog. you want to expect reduced visibility. using the jfx in to the city, there is nothing to get i
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
little bit of a push here. detroit, boston, new york city, chicago. watch these numbers over the next several days. this is a big push over the weekend of colder temperatures. >>> coming up on "gma," the latest twist in the tennis umpire murder case. she passed a lie detector test. now, here family is speaking out. dan and nancy will weigh in. >>> and swimming with tigers. would you let your children swim with them? the video making a huge splash right now. ♪ [ male announcer ] navigating your future can be daunting without a financial plan. at pacific life, we can give you the tools to help you achieve financial independence. for more than 140 years, pacific life has assisted families and businesses in meeting their goals, even in uncertain economic times. let us help protect the things that you work so hard for. to find out how, visit pacificlife.com. ♪ we put our name on it. at jcp shop you'll find well-made clothes that stand on their own and mix with your favorites. building blocks of style at amazing prices. and only at jcp. went home and fed her family. now she's helping he
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Oct 5, 2012 2:35am EDT
showers in northern minnesota. >> 47 in the twin cities. 50s in the midwest, central plains. 77 in dallas. 80s from new or lanes to new york. and 60s from seattle to salt lake city. >>> well, bee keepers in the region of france have a bizarre phenomenon on their hand. >> they say their bees are producing honey, get this, in shades of blue and green. they can't sell any of the rainbow colored sweet stuff. a preliminary investigation links the problem to residue coming from a nearby m & ms plant. can you believe it? m & ms. blue and green honey, the latest, for french bee keepers, coping with a dwindling supply following a harsh winter. i would eat it in a heartbeat. turn into cereal, pour milk on it. i don't care. >> colored honey. >> marshmallows. >> even bees love m & ms. coming up next who wants to sell a famous bloodied sock, we'll tell you why. >> later the first beatle's song, released 50 years ago, why the fab four had to fight to record it. you are watching "world news now." ♪ i will always be true ♪ so please please love me do ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather
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Oct 4, 2012 2:35am EDT
city over to seattle. >>> by the way, kenneth krausse, put your picture up on facebook, twitter, and see what you look like, have america -- >> did you see the picture? >> this from the guy that didn't recognize that i had specs until about -- three hours into the show the other day. >> sorry. if it's late. >>> all right, ready. this is our favorite story of the day, man. that's right. one of the rare accomplishments in baseball th reason we picked this as our favorite of the day. >> congratulations to miguel cab ra of the detroit tigers, baseball's first triple crown winner in 45 years, since 1967. >> led the american league in the three major offensive categories, batting average. home runs and rbis. cabrera, the 15th player ever to within the triple crown. >> that means the rest of the tigers can get ready to face the as in the first round. joins ted williams, lou gehrig, mickey mantle, hasn't happened since 1967, not in our generation. pretty big deal. >> some of the names. long list, mickey mantle. pretty impressive there. >> last guy, boston's carl yastremski. yas. 67. >> in a
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Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm EDT
" because we have two developing stories from overseas. tonight in syria, the city of aleppo, their new york city, four car bombs killed nearly 40 people. eyewitnesses describe what felt like a series of earthquakes, giant buildings flattened. and here, a square before and after, you can see there, reduced to rubble. >>> and, in iran, something we rarely see. clashes in the streets of tehran, as hundreds of protesters take on their own government. outraged over the collapse of the iranian currency. it's taken a nose dive in the past week, down 40%. and that is a record low. and that is proof, economists say, that tough sanctions by the u.s. government, because of iran's nuclear program, are taking hold. >>> and now, we turn to a headline that sounded impossible to us today. word of yet another american airlines flight forced to land. passengers bracing for impact. in the end, the landing gear came down, but some suspicious passengers are telling us they actually wonder if pilots and other employees are negotiating their labor disputes from 30,000 feet. abc's senior national corresponden
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Oct 5, 2012 12:00am EDT
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
new hampshire as well. 30 degrees in tulsa is remarkable. 15 in sioux city, 6 in laramie. highs getting into the 50s. this is a real reach for this deep cold air. and it starts to swing east. it's not just the middle of the country add the great lakes that will be feeling those temperatures over the next couple of days, we're moderating that but the chill under way now. it's an earth punch of cold air and this may be the pattern for the winter that we're mild in general but get these really deep pushes of cold air. but we'll talk more of that as we get to america's in just a minute. >> a lot of cold. >>> and to the white house now, 29 days to go. it's "your voice your vote" and mitt romney is ahead wh steam in the debate. abc's david muir is here with the latest. >> both campaigns eagerly awaiting polls in those crucial battleground states of who is ahead after the political whiplash. the president lifted with that unemployment rate, now below 8%. even the president overnight reviewing his own debate performance. >> reporter: 3red obama on the west coast overnight, a star-studde
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
clearing off down in ocean city. statewide under a nice, clear sky and that will make for mighty fine weather around here tomorrow. you can seat difference. humiddive levels dropping. even baltimore below 60. once we get a dew point number below 60 starts to feel more comfortable that. will stay through the day and temperature wise the drop across the state. in the 50s to the west. that's that cooler air pressing in from west to eastover the state. you can see the frontal boundary coming lue maryland. through the overall view there is that line of clouds, sparked a few showers as that frontal boundary pushed throughout of the west. now under a generally clear sky. just a few clouds, back down through cambridge and ocean city. a few clowes there. basically this boundary will keep pushing off shore and now the next one, this one marking the edge of some much cooler air. tomorrow, just dryer air. not really cooler, that will be sun around here generally speaking. temperatures will be right back in the 80's even with the cooler start. the sun will warm us up. the next front and much coole
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Oct 5, 2012 2:00pm EDT
went to an h&m in new york city. the doors open and the shop was just mad dash through the store -- >> they are taking all my luggage. >> this is our luggage. >> they look like animals grabbing at these, a piece of meat on the knoll in serengeti. >> how can you stand there and fight. >> it's worth them because they can sell the luggage, $99 to $150, on ebay it's selling for at least $800 to $1200. >> that's ours. you took some luggage. >> the wreak havoc girls get in the mix, buy some stuff as well but they get in the way of the hoarders so they don't end up taking as much as they can to later sell on ebay. >> at least somebody out there trying to do something about breaking this up and stopping people from selling it with the marked up price on ebay. >> these people are like ebay. >> trying to save the public from unnecessary markups. >>> still trying to figure out what a fashion shower is. >>> in 2008, jane heparin graduated from vanderbilt and was studying for the bar exam when she noticed a spider bite that looked like a bruise. she ended up in the er and doctors suspected sh
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Oct 9, 2012 11:35pm EDT
city, this is "nightline." october 9th, 2012. >>> good evening. i'm bill weir. thanks for being with us tonight. well, it was the same, short walk she took to her colorado grade school every morning. but last friday, 10-year-old jessica ridgeway never made it to her fifth grade classroom. the only clue, her school bag found six miles away. as police search door-to-door, in a town under the microscope. her family speaks out for the first time. and abc's clayton sandell has the latest from colorado. >> reporter: this is 10-year-old jessica ridgeway, horsing around a few months ago with a home video camera and the family dog. >> that's the camera. see? >> reporter: tonight, the video has a special urgency. it was released by colorado police because jessica is missing. and today, for the first time, her parents are speaking out. >> it's the worst thing i've ever been through. >> reporter: the fifth grader vanished last friday, while walking the short distance between her home and her elementary school. >> you don't hear anything. and then, you get the pit in your stomach that you don't w
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Oct 5, 2012 5:30pm EDT
the doors of homes in wood bine and ellicott city. >> a warm sunny day. that will be the story into sunday. it's getting toward mid-october and we're expecting changes. you can see the new front marching in. this will bring the threat for showers, beginning late saturday afternoon and a coastal system coming up and meeting cooler air. that would mean a raw miserable day on sunday. in the meantime, all eyes on texas. we're back playing outdoors. it looks like the weather will be fairly decent. 72 for the first pitch with falling temperatures. there will be the chance for a passing shower during the course of the game. overall not so bad at the first pitch. we'll see how things unfold. as long as we win, that's the main thing. >>> throw out those diagrams. forget about the what if this, what if that conversations. >> all we matter is if they win or they go home. no one knows that better than the men who are about to take the field down in texas. christian schaffer is live in the heart of enemy territory for this make or break game. >> a lot of people are wondering if it came down to a
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Oct 2, 2012 5:30pm EDT
call either baltimore city or baltimore county detectives. >> animal control removed 40 animals from this home. shane taylor had everything from chickens to a pig and that the animals were well cared for, but animal control said they were not kept properly. he promised to make changes and better care for them. >>> a 23-year-old firefighter was facing charges that he sexually abused two 14 years old. he said anthony cottle attacked him and the teen reported seeing cottle attacking one of his friends. cottle was a probationary firefighter. he was also an active member of the lansdowne fire department. both have suspended him pending the outcome of the criminal cases. >>> weather wise, wet through the day. at one point we had low level flooding in parts of carroll county and especially montgomery county and the d.c. area. scattered showers. parts of the eastern shore from northern queen anne's county, to cecil county. all of us damp. all of us with moisture. so fog is breaking out. two miles visibility. we're down to less than a half vibe. large system will bring the chance for more sho
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
after 6. this is a live picture of new york city's times square. looks quiet there but let's get today's tech bites. >> reporter: in today's tech bites more signs of the ipad mini asian companies that supply components to apple received orders for more than 10,000 smaller items. an announcement is expected next month. and you will be able to order the first windows 8 phones later this month. the verge websites at at&t will take preorders october 21st with delivery next month. almost 2/3 of technology executives think mitt romney would be better for the industry than obama. but the same survey finds that 3/4 expect the president to win reelection so far mr. obama is ahead in fund raising in sin coal vane. the force is with the hottest mobile game franchise and angry birds star worst will combine the bird with the popular movie franchise clothing costumes and action figures going on sale soon. those are the tech bites i am rob nelson. >>> you imagine jumping out of a plane 23 miles up in the air? of course. no one can the thought of it probably makes you cringe a little bit. a dare
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Oct 3, 2012 12:00am EDT
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
pressure sliding off -- just toward the east of ocean city. came close to heavy rain. clearing over the ohio valley. wednesday night this to thursday will be another push of cool air. you notice how it's diving down in here. that's a trough that will deliver cooler air before a nice warming trend is expected to set up. the jet stream, that's keeping us chilly. more of the southerly wind will draw in the mildler air. sleep time frame -- well back into the 70s. here is the low pressure center. few scattered showers, i do like the set up for tomorrow. it's a lot of clouds, still cool but more dry air will punch in opposed to today where we saw the scatred showers, a brief loan, there is -- wednesday afternoon and there is the cooler air by your day on thursday. 43 in town for the rest of tonight. who 40s north and west. up to 57 degrees for tomorrow. the possibility of a spot shower down to 43 for tuesday night. 70 on wednesday but the bottom falls out on the temperature department on thursday. back down to of 2 degrees. 67 on third. then back in to the 70o's over the weekend. late wed
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
how city is preparing for the game. it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approve this message. >>> ladies, we know you have heard it before, early detection is the key to feeting breast cancer and mammogram is the key. most health insurance companies cover the cost. the cdc recommends women 50 and older get tested every two years. >>> you know, it's one of the most commonly used drugs for breast cancer but for some women they could stop working after a few years. abc2 news health reporter linda so said there is help for an alter -- hope for an alternative. >> reporter: she said she appreciates tamoxifen. >> i just take a pill every day. >> rep
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Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
, marks one year since the mysterious disappearance of a little kansas city girl known as baby lisa. lisa irwin was just 10 months told when she vanished from her crib. her mother said she was asleep in another room when her father was at work. the family is hoping for her safe return. but police have complained they have yet to speak one-on-one with lisa's mother. >>> and former penn state assistant football coach mike mcqueary is suing the school for millions of dollars in damages. mcqueary complained he saw jerry sandusky showering with a young boy. mcqueary claims his treatment by the school since the sandusky case has caused him distress and embarrassment. >>> by this time tomorrow baseball's playoff picture will be clear. or at least clearer. highlights of last night's dramatic developments, now, from espn. >> randy scott with your "sportscenter" update. the best pennant race in baseball is one tied in the a.l. west. in oakland last night, where the a's came in, down just a game on the rangers in that division. in the fifth, derek norris, singling to right. josh donaldson in.
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Oct 8, 2012 4:00am EDT
york city. david blaine is spending three days in the middle of a million volts of electricity. the only thing reflecting that is a chain-built body suit. >> blaine fascination with electricity, as well as a human plasma ball. this is interactive. fans can control the amounts of electricity zapping him with the touch. >> i hope he doesn't have any enemies or disgruntled ex-wives out there. are you kidding me. >> from the free fall to the electricity. we're getting. >> reporter: boring. >> we've been boring a lot so -- man. >>> well, the old ball and chain may not be bad after all in. looks like hauling around your better half can pay off. >> couples all over gathered in maine for the annual wife-carrying championship over the weekend. >> can you do that? like a piggyback ride. >> i respect that. they don't have to be actually husband and wife to do this thing. the team can be, you know, friends or whatever. but they did have to skillfully navigate a tricky course. a three-foot hurdle and a pond called the widow maker. >> they won the wife's weight in beer, plus five times that in ca
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Oct 5, 2012 2:30pm EDT
called resurrection debuted in new york city. these are some of the works from the show. preparing can have mishaps. preparing in 2008. >> i probably lost how much i was using at the time. i was pretty weak and my lung happened to collapse. >> does he have a phlebotomist at all times. the vials have labels on them. lacks like he goes and gets this professionally done. to make a painting of that size, have you to use a lot of blood. >> layer on later of blood to create the depth, sense of perspective. >> are his paintings over time going to decay. >> is he also a vampire, because he kind of looks like it. >> makes his painting super rare. >> blood, sweat, and tears. >> creepy, but in sanely beautiful. >> talented but slightly in sane. >> animals. today, the skunk. >> i would literally fight this guy if i was in the audience. i'd fight him after this. >> see what happens when the skunk takes aim at the audience. >> that's adorable. see how those words and the barnhill: you hear a lot of talk about question seven... so let me tell you what i know: if question seven passes, my company's go
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Oct 8, 2012 2:30pm EDT
and guns bust into a bank in orange city, florida. they're not there to make a deposit. they're there to rob the place. you see them here forcing people on the ground. many of them elderly. at times even fired random shots just to prove, hey, they're guns are real and they're serious. this video comes to us from wf-tv. after they take off with an undisclosed amount of money, someone calls 911. >> where your emergency? >> 2240. >> give me a description. >> a white lincoln towne car. >> you can see the person from the bank is frazzled. calls 911, describes the vehicle four minutes into the 911 call theiz something. >> it's the white lincoln towne car, isn't than about what they stole? >> break into a home, steal a car and use that car to rob the bank. >> exactly, nick. the same dudes who rob this bank carjacked louis in florida earlier. >> two guys just pulled guns on me, stole my car. a 1995 white lincoln towne car. >> louis says they tied him up way fan cord and tell foephone . >> they ditched the white lincoln towne car and picked up another vehicle which eventually ended up do
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Oct 2, 2012 2:00pm EDT
we've been following. you may remember this video. surf city, california, cab driver getting beaten up allegedly by a camp lejeune marine. he apparently didn't like the idea that he might be sharing a cab with someone else and went off on this cabby, seriously injurying hi inin ining -- inju. he was in court this week. in this video, he seems like a pretty tough dude. when he ran into cameras after coming out of court, he ran. he's the one in the blue shirt and khaki pants running away from witn news cameras. he was released on a $55,000 bond after being arrested for assault inflicting serious body injury. the mental institution has come forward and said, yes, this guy is suffering from something like post-traumatic stress disorder. >> he served 14 instead, he chose to run away. that's disappointing. >>> little squirrel thief. >> hello, squirrel. what is wrong with you? >> i am about to freak you out with this video. this is from the u.k. look at what is under this guy's house. he goes through one of those hidden doors from his book shelf. >> like a bookcase that opens up. >> yep. >> i
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Oct 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
everyone in this superstitious city rest on this guy. why does he have to lose for them to win? >>> good evening. as we come on the air, we learned it has happened again. a third american airlines flight forced to land after a row of seats came unbolted. half of their fleet of 757s were grounded for inspection. most of them now back in service. but even so there have been a flurry of cancellations and delays. so what do you do if you're looking a flight? and what is american airlines saying tonight about the clues they have found? abc's senior national correspondent jim avila tells us. >> reporter: boston's logan field -- one of american's boeing 757s, 47 of which, nearly half the fleet taken out of service today. as the troubled airline tries to make sure no more of its coach seats come loose in flight -- as they have three separate times. >> the seats are loose. >> we're not sure if it is a mechanical failure or a human failure. >> reporter: american saying today it has identified the problem -- because seats came loose in one case, flipping passengers on their backs. the sea
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Oct 8, 2012 2:00pm EDT
get-go. >> a street with pedestrians, the city, looks like he was going pretty quick. >> two people got right back up. >> just think. seconds made a difference or two to separate couples. >>> when you think of a duck, the natural habitat what do you think? >> a pond. >> some body of water. >> a park somewhere. >> exactly. watch this video. it might change your mind about the way ducks feel about water. >> these ducks were rescued from a hoarder. >> somebody hordes ducks? >> yeah. probably hoarded ducks and a bunch of others. >> this person hoarded a lot of animals, and the ducks suffered because of it. these ducks are currently at the woodstock farm an malsanctuary. they were given food and vitamins and brought back to health. these ducks have never seen water. >> you mean to tell me that even when they at the hoarders house they didn't jump into the water she had? >> never been in water. we're watching these caretakers shoo them towards the water and they're having a lot of trouble. >> i thought benny hill did this. >> that's a crazy thing. you would think it would be innate. >> wa
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Oct 10, 2012 6:30am EDT
in the big apple. but before they do, city of baltimore wants you do bring -- to bring out your o's spirit. >> charley will fill us in. good morning and thanks for joining us. i am megan pringle alongside meteorologist lynette charles and lauren cook keeping ion on the road. that parade and the baltimore run -- an eye on the road and the parade and the baltimore run. >> reporter: we are dealing with several accidents not to mention a lot of fog across the region. i will have more on the delays coming up in few. >> all right. >> it feels like a fall day. >> very muggy start. >> yeah. we are. there's a lot of moisture out there. that's where the fog is coming from. going into the later morning hours and the afternoon we could see sunshine and also we will have a front to work with as well. so that could be pulling in few more clouds. so we will have a sun cloud mix going into the afternoon. but, this morning, not as chilly. not as cold as it has been. and that's because of the cloud surfacing across the area this morning. we are at 56 in edgemere as well as chestertown. good morning c
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Oct 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
-- right here in baltimore reduce visible. if you are use the jfx into the city, no delays from the beltway all the way downtown to eat fayette street. everything is up to speed through the fort mchenry and harbor tunnel. 695 looking live outside at old court road, nothing to get in your way as you travel down towards 95. here's a shot of the beltway in parkville at harford road. everything is moving along. no problems up to towson. that's the abc2 timesaver traffic. now over to you. >>> 4:32. many of us are waking up a little less gritty eyed because there's no late night watching the orioles and yankees thanks to a travel day. that's going to change tonight. we will get you ready for the game. city is host -- the city is hosting a pep rally and charley is live with more details at city hall with more details of what's in store. i am so used to seeing you at the yard i forgot where you were. but you are ready to party. >> reporter: they kicked me out of camden yards and said get out of here. the o's are on the road and sent me to city hall. remember what it was like in high school
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Oct 10, 2012 4:55am EDT
fog but no significant delays heading into the city. 95 also going to be in great shape as we look downtown at the fort mchenry tunnel. nice and clear harbor tunnel going to be delay free and pulling up drive times, no delays right now on the beltway from parkville to towson and the west side going to be clear just 11 minutes on outer loop from 795 down towards 95. megan over to you. >>> coming up on good morning maryland at 5, they almost got away with it. without a -- about a thousand dollars worth of groceries but we will show you video you have to see and why police believe that would be crook ran off leaving three cart load of groceries behind. >>> thanks for joining us this morning. big board doesn't want to get involved in politics. that's why the makers of sesame street want the obama campaign to pull an ad that features the loveable character. good morning maryland at 5 starts right now. >> you're watching the station that works for you. now, good morning maryland. >> a young boys accused of planting bombs at churches. details of what they learned and how they learned to m
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
about cecil county, also hartford county, baltimore county, even the city and anne arundel county. and this will continue even as we go through the morning, even after that expires we'll still have some foggy conditions out there. now, as we go into the afternoon, we will get a few peeks of some sunshine, a little bit of break in the clouds, but it's going to take a while for that to happen. we look at maryland's most powerful radar as of now, and we can see that lone shower still pushing off towards the north and east, but it is around el kton at this time. so if you are traveling that way, take it easy on the roadways. not only are you dealing with the patchy fog, the dense fog, you will also be dealing with some wet roadways. temperatures this morning, that's the silver lining, we're quite mild, leave the coat at home as you head out and about. 67 in churchville. let's get a check now of the abc 2 time saver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. that fog is causing so many problems for you. >>reporter: yes, lynette. you will want to expect reduced visibility across the region
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Oct 4, 2012 5:30am EDT
news sherrie johnson joins us live this morning outside of city police headquarters. what can you tell us so far? >> reporter: well, megan i've been working the phones this morning trying to talk with local police about what actually happened there and i'm in front of city police headquarters. still investigating this police involved shooting. take a look here, we just arrived from the scene just a few hours ago. and this all happened in the 1500 block of east landville street. this is near the oliver neighborhood a few blocks east of green mount cemetery. according to the baltimore city police twitter feed. baltimore police say the person who was shot was taken to the hospital. we don't know that person's condition just yet and the police officer in this case was not injured. now officers are releasing few details at this point but there will with media briefing later this morning. we hope to gather more information at that time and bring you the information as it becomes available. reporting live at city police headquarters, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> your electric bill cou
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Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm EDT
the whole team. what we specifically do downtown, it's amazing. i drew up in the city. but i dprow up in new york and people do want to come to downtown baltimore. >>> let's take a look. we'll show you new york city got a little time lapse photography. a blend of sunshine and clouds. things look to be dry. there could be maybe a spot shower. we'll talk about that in one second. take a look at annapolis. beautiful, beautiful sky line. another shot we have for you. here's the shot. presently at the current moment 67 degrees if town. notice the humidity values around 45% and dropping. that's because of that westerly wind at nine that's dragging in the drier air and will cool us down as we go into tonight. 68 degrees. should be right around 69 degrees. we're on par for average. once again going below average. 66 east son. 66 dover. d.c. hit 70. notice cool hair. hagerstown down to 63 degrees. s in the -- notice the winds. that plan are reflects some wind, cool conditions. 8:00 60 degrees. 53 and on our way to overnight lows down to 41 degrees. it's clear overhead for now. you notice a com
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Oct 5, 2012 5:30am EDT
helicopter crash that killed 4 people. the agency will get 10 new choppers. >> police in kansas city missouri are trying to find the person who punp out a city bus driver caught on surveillance camera. you can see the young men in the bus by the fare box. when they boarded, they didn't have enough money for the ride so the driver told them to get off. as they were exiting the video shows one of them punching the driver in the face. officers say he tried to continue his route but riders convinced him to stop after hitting orange cones in the road. >>> a bizarre situation unfolding in fort myers florida for police there. this is surveillance video of the police station lobby. you can see a man enter into view police say he asked to talk to an officer and sits down. two officers come through the door and notice the man carrying a silver machete. yes, a machete. the man stands up brandishing it at the officers. police subdued the suspect. >>> a high school student says she felt hugh mill -- humiliated about how a teacher react to her romney ryan t- shirt. she wore a campaign t sheeter to
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Oct 9, 2012 5:30am EDT
have several accidents in baltimore is they. a crash is -- city. there's a crash at west frank lip and northwest side liberty road at -- franklin and northwest side of liberty road. park heights avenue no problem up to 83 and outer loop nice and clear. no delays right now just 11 minutes traveling from 795 towards 95. hooking at other drive times, you will notice the rest of the beltway going to be in great shape. no problems to report from parkville up to towson and for those of you using the jfx into the city, 11 minutes that typical ride traveling southbound from 695 to east fayette street. that's your abc2 timesaver traffic. >>> 5:32. it's sentencing day for jerry sandusky, the former penn state assistant football coach will learn his punishment for sex yoolgly abusing 10 boys. linda so -- sexually abusing 10 years. >> reporter: sandusky is 68 years old and he is likely to spend the rest of his life in prison. his lawyer says else speak at the sentencing. he spent the last three months in prison writing a statement he plans to read today. on monday sandusky issued aaudio statement
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Oct 9, 2012 4:00am EDT
minneapolis and green bay. moving later into chicago and kansas city. >> 60s in the midwest. and 70s from albuquerque all the way to boise. >>> when we come back this morning, one of the worst cases of hoarding ever. we'll tell you where and show you just how bad it is. >>> and something new in the sugary beverage battle. get ready for soda machines that dispense calorie counts. >>> and the show must go on, they say. a qvc guest passes out on the air. but the co-host, he keeps on pitching. >>> welcome back, everyone. american airlines is promising improvement this morning. the bankrupt carrier's ceo admits the past couple of weeks have been rough on its passengers. but delays and cancellations, but its on-time performance last month was 25% worse than its major competitors. but ceo tom horton says american is working through its problems. >>> there is good news down the road for california drivers. analysts say wholesale gas prices are plunging, that's right, plunging. and retail prices should catch up later this week. the state is allowing refineries to switch to a cheaper blend ahe
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Oct 3, 2012 4:55am EDT
county, baltimore county, even the city and even as we go down south to anne arundel county is under the advisory until 8:00. so take it easy as you head out and about. if you can, make sure you put the low beams on and drive very slowly. we can see that bus stop forecast. the kids are going to have to endure that fog as well. i wouldn't be surprised, maybe a couple of school delays this morning. we'll see. we don't have any as of yet, so temperature coming in at 71 degrees, very warm this morning and it's going to be very warm as we go through the afternoon. we will have the chance for showers and thunderstorms all day long, but it is a slight chance as that warm front moves through the area. let's get a check now of the abc 2 time saver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. that fog is a pest this morning. >>reporter: it sure is, lynette. you will want to expect reduced visibility. it's just awful out there. i could barely see driving in to work. so slow down. as as lynette mentioned, be sure to turn on those low beams. unfortunately we do have a crash to tell you about on route
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Oct 9, 2012 12:00am EDT
announcer ] at&t. the nation's largest 4g network. now covering 3000 more 4g cities and towns than verizon. at&t. rethink possible. ♪ >> jimmy: we're back. tonight on the program, from "the x-factor" on fox, judge demi lovato is here. and then all the way from england, this is his debut album called "every kingdom," ben howard from the bud light stage. tomorrow night megan mullally, the castoffs from "dancing with the stars" double elimination night, and we'll have music from father john misty. and later this week kevin james, will arnett, chris elliot, from the movie "the perks of being a wallflower" ezra miller, and music from dwight yoakam and bloc party. so, join us then. our first guest tonight, so much more than my former boyfriend, no less than roger ebert predicts that his new film will win best picture at the academy awards. it is called "argo." it opens in theaters friday, please say hello to ben affleck. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: how are you? >> thank you very much. very exciting. >> jimmy: i heard you have a cold, now i can hear it in your voice. >> a bit of a col
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
while in custody but it was ruled he died of blunt force trauma a. >> baltimore city police shot a man in east baltimore. it happened in the 1500 block of eastlandville. police say officers responded to a call and when they arrived the suspect engaged them. >> one of the officers fired in defense and d. strike the suspect. the president ran up a block up the road. the activity was broadcast over the radio. others heard gun shots the first officer. the suspect was struck once in the leg. officers recovered a hand gun from the scene. they are rewaiting to hear his name. >> you want to smell the bakery, not smoke. but this is what took two and a half hours to put this out. with the four alarm fire back in june not even a block away. people who live here are concerned. >> every time i hear a fire truck or fire alarm it gets me so scared. i think are these people okay, is anyone hurt. is the building going to collapse. i mean just so many things. >> the cause of the fire still under investigation. right now fire officials don't suspect arson. >> would posted letter grades make a differe
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